With the UK off limits due to many nations due to the pandemic, the next London Fashion Week takes place under tricky conditions, however the British Fashion Council has pulled plenty of action into the season.
It’s not all about football as the European Championships is about to kick off. No. There’s room for basketball too. Foot Locker has just launched an exclusive basketball-inspired capsule collection with Melody Eshani.
Socks are underrepresented as a fashion item no longer. Aiming to help consumers ‘feel good from the feet up’, sock and hosiery supplier Osan/Ruia Group has launched a UK subscription service, The Sock Butler.
Clearpay certainly isn’t taking a back seat as sponsor of London Fashion Week. The buy-now-pay-later finance provider unveils ‘Clearpay Quarter’ a three-day, fashion-focused pop up (11-14 June) on London’s King’s Road.
The fashion sector's trend-setting status can help influence change in other industries, but fashion companies also need to ensure that eco and ethical thinking are front of mind for their own commercial health.
Fast-growing VIA Outlets is investing €17.5m in the Sevilla Fashion Outlet in Spain and will add an extra 2,680 sq m to the mall, creating space for 17 major brands to be added to the existing roster of 70+ stores.